Tag Archives: citrus

Broiled Grapefruit and Other Ruby Red Favorites

Each year around this time, we stumble across one of those too good to pass up deals: 18 pounds of Texas grapefruit for $8. Of course that means we have 18 pounds of grapefruit. We juice quite a few for … Continue reading

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The Gin Blossom

If the drink title has you humming a tune from the 1990s we apologize. Actually, we don’t, that was a good decade for music. If you’re too young to remember the ’90s, please don’t tell us. The Gin Blossom 1 … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Spritzer

If you haven’t noticed by now, we love grapefruit juice. If you’re not a fan, come back tomorrow. OK, really any other citrus juice will do in this simple cocktail. Grapefruit Spritzer 1 ounce vodka 1 ounce triple sec 1/2 … Continue reading

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Linking up Over Screwdrivers with a Twist

Citrus season has us seeing orange. Here are two simple twists on the classic screwdriver. When oranges are in season these drinks are even better. Pink Screwdrivers 1 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice 1 … Continue reading

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Salmon in a Grapefruit Reduction Sauce over Kale Salad

By Katherine I’m on a kale kick. Can’t get enough of the stuff. This recipe was inspired by Frugal Feeding’s very tasty looking Swiss Chard Salad. (Hi, Frugal we love your blog and your FB questions about American culture or … Continue reading

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Orange Hazelnut Martini

Snow is optional. Orange Hazelnut Martini 1 part vodka 2 parts fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 part triple sec 1/2 part hazelnut liqueur Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass. If feeling really ambitious … Continue reading

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Gin and Juice

We couldn’t help getting Snoop in our head when we created this one even though we’re pretty sure it’s not what he had in mind. Laid back. With my mind on my money and my money on my mind. Gin … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Martini

Like a cosmo, but better and you won’t have to think of a particular actress who happens to resemble a horse from the neck up. Blood Orange Martini 1/2 ounce triple sec 1 ounce vodka 2 ounces blood orange liqueur … Continue reading

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Duck Breasts with Grapefruit Sauce

Recently one of our friends had luck hunting and did not need all the ducks he shot. We were more than happy to help take the extra meat. OK, we may have begged a little. Wild duck is much leaner … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Granita

We love granita, no matter the season. It’s a light dessert that keeps well and uses lots of juice, perfect for those times an 18-pound bag of grapefruit is on sale at Whole Foods. Grapefruit Granita 4 large ruby red … Continue reading

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